A month after signing day class 2012 LB Maurice Russell from Fort Meade makes the decision to become a UCF Knight.
Russell a 6'0 228lb linebacker was selected two time 1st Team All State (3A) and was also recognized two years back to back as small school Player of the Year.
Russell accounted for nearly 600 tackles as a four year starter at Ft Meade.
Russell also had offers from South Florida, Indiana, Iowa State, Western Kentucky and Ball State.
Maurice was the #16 commit for the Knights and the only linebacker taken in the 2012 class by UCF.
Check back with SunStateFootball for more Sr season film of Russell in the days to come.
#27 Maurice Russell | LB | Fort Meade